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Netflix, Amazon Launch Live Events In Expensive Streamer Battle For Emmy Voter Attention

Netflix, Amazon Launch Live Events In Expensive Streamer Battle For Emmy Voter Attention

In terms of Emmys, let the streamers battle begin as both Netflix and Amazon are again taking over Hollywood venues to show off their contenders to Television Academy members and other industryites in an up-close-and-personal kind of way.

Today, Netflix announced the lineup for its third annual Fysee Emmy battle plan, beginning a monthlong campaign May 5 when director Martin Scorsese and Bruce Springsteen launch a series of live events at the Netflix exhibition space and theater at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Netflix is the home of the TV special, Springsteen on Broadway, hence the Springsteen connection. Scorsese directed The Irishman, which is expected to be a major player for Netflix in the next Oscar race.

The near-daily series of Q&As, conversations, screenings and interactive events will close June 9 when Oprah Winfrey will host director Ava DuVernay and the cast of their limited series When They See Us, the story

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